How Cristiano Ronaldo caused Tuchel’s sack at Chelsea
According to The UK Telegraph, Thomas Tuchel's denial of consent for Manchester United to sign Cristiano Ronaldo signaled the beginning of his demise.
Todd Boehly, the owner of the Blues, was very interested in signing the 37-year-old this summer.
Due to the opportunity to play in the Champions League at Stamford Bridge, Ronaldo was ecstatic to leave United.
Tuchel, however, declined the opportunity to sign the five-time Ballon d'Or champion.
This provided an early difference of opinion, with Boehly reluctant to simply take ‘no’ for an answer.
On the other hand, Tuchel seemed exasperated at having to explain his reasons for not wanting Ronaldo.
The German was eventually fired on Wednesday morning, a day after a 1-0 defeat to Dinamo Zagreb in the Champions League.
Chelsea finally agree £55 million deal for Tuchel’s third signing
Chelsea have agreed to a £55 million deal with Sevilla to sign defender Jules Kounde.According to The Sun, Chelsea have now agreed to pay £51 million plus £4 million in add-ons to bring Kounde, who will become manager Thomas Tuchel’s third summer signing, to Stamford Bridge.Recall that Chelsea had already signed Raheem Sterling and Kalidou Koulibaly from Manchester City and Naples, respectively.Kounde was wanted by Chelsea last year, but pulled out in the closing st...
Chelsea vs Liverpool: Tuchel’s squad for FA Cup final revealed
Chelsea manager Thomas Tuchel is expected to field a full squad for Saturday's FA Cup final against Liverpool.Tuchel is aiming for a fourth championship since taking over the Blues in January 2021.The former PSG and Dortmund coach has already won the Champions League, UEFA Super Cup, and FIFA Club World Cup since arriving at Stamford Bridge.In his quest to win his first domestic trophy in England, the German tactician will have a good collection of players to choose...
Tuchel’s squad for Chelsea, Crystal Palace semi-final tie at Wembley revealed
The Chelsea manager Thomas Tuchel's squad for today's FA Cup semi-final match against Crystal Palace has been unveiled.Tuchel has chosen 24 players to face Crystal Palace at Wembley Stadium on Sunday evening, according to Football London.Tuchel's side enters the game after losing 5-4 on aggregate to Real Madrid in the Champions League quarter-finals last week.Chelsea's full squad to face Crystal Palace is listed below:Goalkeepers: Edouard Mendy, Kepa Arrizabalaga, M...
Download Naijacrawl App today
Fastest way to read on the go
Download the Naijacrawl App.